Are you passionate about helping children with emotional and behavioral disorders? Do you have experience in special education, therapeutic recreation, or child psychology? Do you want to join a team of professionals who nurture the mind, body, and spirit of children who are missing out on fun, friendship, success, and achievement?

If you answered yes to these questions, then you might be a great fit for Camp Attaway, an award winning three-week therapeutic summer day camp for children (ages 7-13) with emotional and behavioral disorders.

About Camp Attaway

Camp Attaway’s mission to provide a safe, supportive, and fun environment for children who struggle with managing their emotions and behaviors. Our campers enjoy a variety of activities, such as swimming, sports, learning games, rock climbing, arts & crafts, nature and drama, while learning social skills, coping strategies, and self-regulation techniques. We maintain a 2:1 ratio of campers to staff at all times, ensuring individualized attention and care.

What you’ll do as a Camp Counselor

As a Camp Counselor, you will be responsible for:

· Ensuring the safety, fun, and well-being of campers

· Implementing daily camp programming and behavioral interventions

· Collecting and recording behavioral data

· Meeting daily with the Program Director and Clinical Director for planning and feedback

· Communicating with parents of campers as needed before, during, and after camp session

· Providing input to written summaries of children’s progress reports

· Completing program evaluations

What we’re looking for

We’re looking for candidates who have:

· Experience in management of behavior for children, especially those with serious emotional or behavioral disorders

· Experience in a special education or therapeutic setting

· Experience working in multi-disciplinary teams

· Experience in programming daily activities for children’s groups

· A bachelor’s degree or advanced courses in special education, child psychology, therapeutic recreation, or equivalent (preferred)

· Camp experience (preferred)

What we offer

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with training and experience, as well as:

· A rewarding and meaningful work experience

· A supportive and collaborative work environment

· A chance to make a positive difference in the lives of children and families

· A comprehensive training program, with CPR, first aid, and QBS (SafetyCare) certification provided

· A fun and friendly atmosphere

Dates of employment:
Staff Training: June 21st-June 27th
Children’s Camp Program: June 28th – July 19th (no camp on July 4th), (all training and camp days Monday through Friday)
Staff Wrap-up Day: July 22nd

Times: Staff hours 8am-4pm; Children’s hours 9am-3pm

To apply, email your CV or resume to Noah Weintraub. Psy.D., Clinical Director, at

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